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GUIDE ON HOME PRESERVATION OF FRUITS

By Naerls

Nigeria is an agricultural country blessed with many various kinds of fruits and vegetables that are seasonally available. The seasonality of these fruits and vegetables calls for measures to preserve them so as to obtain regular supplies of these necessary food items all the time.

Published: 04/07/2001

Tags: fruits,vegetable,

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GUlDE ON HOME PRESERVATION OF FRUITS

By Naerls

Nigeria is an agricultural country blessed with many various kinds of fruits and vegetables that are seasonally available. The seasonality of these fruits and vegetables calls for measures to preserve them so as to obtain regular supplies of these necessary food items all the time.

Published: 02/07/2001

Tags: fruits,vegetable,

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GUIDE ON HARVESTING AND STORAGE OF PLANTAIN AND BANANA

By Naerls

Plantain and Banana forms an important components of diet allover Nigeria. They are important source of carbohydrates and proteins.
They are Qrown mainly in the tropical rain forest and- subsavannah regions of this country.
Because harvested plantain and banana are continuously
taking from areas of production (rural areas) to areas of demand (urban market) losses ranging from 20-8- is normally incurred. These losses are due mostly to poor handling and storage techniques.

Published: 05/07/2001

Tags: Plantain,Banana,carbohydrate,diet

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GUIDE ON GARI PROCESSING

By Naerls

Cassava tuber, also known as moanioc, is one of the most important food in the tropics and it is availĀ·able in the whole of West Africa. It is a popular crop because it is a cheap source of cabohydrate.

Published: 02/07/2001

Tags: cassava tuber,moanioc,carbohydrate

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Guide on CROCHET

By Naerls

Crochet is an interesting and easy kind ofhandicraft. Work grows quickly and patterns are instantly effective. It is the combination of the basic stitches into groups ofblocks that give patterns
and varying textures.

Published: 05/07/2001

Tags: stitches,crochet,handicraft.

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Guide on CROCHET BOOTIES

By Naerls

Time and energy are among the essential resources people use to get what they want.
Through them useful skills could be developed.
Leisure time can be used in developing usefulskills like crochet.

Published: 06/07/2001

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GUIDE ON CROCHET

By Naerls

Crochet is an interesting kind of handicraft. Work grows
quickly and patterns are instantly effective. It is the combination
of the basic stitches into groups of blocks that give patterns and varying" textures. This art can be developed into a wide variety of articles nke laces, sweaters, rugs, bootees bonnets, caps and other apparels. It is worth-while to master a few simple stitches which are the foundation of this work.

Published: 05/02/2001

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GUIDE ON CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF HOME MADE LEVEL

By Naerls

There are a number of field activities that require the determination oflevels of various points in the field. Where accurate and wide ranging levels are required, then instruments that can read graduated staff accurately will be required. Various
types of engineering levels and theodelites with telescopic lenses have been developed for such purposes. These instruments are, however, pretty sophisticated and expensive. They are thus, virtually out of reach of most ordinary field workers. So, there is the need to have simple instruments
that can be used on the field particularly in setting up simple soil conservation structures on farm lands. The home-made level is one such instrument that has a wide application in the lay-out of contour lines for contour farming, contour strip cropping,
terracing and the construction of storm drains. It can also be used in the construction of short ridges ofirrigation channels in a small irrigation field. In addition, there can be many other applications of it in wo;-l

Published: 04/03/2001

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GUIDE ON CLOTHING RENOVATION

By Naerls

Renovation means making use of old things to produce new ones. Clothing renovation therefore refers to the use of old garments to make new ones. Clothing is one of the necessities of the family and with the escalating price of everything in the market, one cannot afford to buy clothes as often as before. Therefore, adequate care should be taken of the clothes already available.

Published: 08/07/2001

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GUIDE ON CASHEW PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA

By Naerls

Cashew is one of the crops selected for the National Accelerated Industrial Crop Production Programme (NAJCPP).The NAJCPP is a Federal Govenmlent's programme designed to boost the production of industrial and cash crops in the country.

Published: 31/07/2001

Tags: cashew,crop,

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GUIDE ON CARE AND REMOVING STAINS

By Naerls

Stains are patches of colour different from the colour of fabric from the dirt that accidentally fall on our clothing that require urgent and special attention to remove them.

Published: 04/07/2001

Tags: oil (grease), stew stains, bear, stains ink stains, paint stains, lipstick stains

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CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF DRINKING WATER

By Naerls

Water plays a valuable role to all living beings and none can survive without it .In fact, one can withstand or tolerate hunger for alonger period than when deprived of water.

Published: 04/08/1987

Tags: water,

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CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF DRINKING WATER

By Naerls

Water plays valuable role to all living beings and none can survive without it. In fact, one can withstand or tolerate hunger for a longer period than when deprived of water.

Published: 03/08/1987

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GUIDE ON BASIC TIE AND DYE TECHNIQUES

By Naerls

Tie -dye is a resist method of patterning fabric that is achieved by withholding dye from certain areas of the fabric. It is an old way of producing designs on fabric. Tie-dye and batik can also be used for renovation to refresh old and faded garments.

Published: 06/07/2001

Tags: Tie-dye, fabrics,batik

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Basic Stitches in sewing

By Naerls

The knowledge of how to make basic stitches in sewing is the first step toward learning how to make attractive and useful articles for self and for income generation.

Published: 02/02/2001

Tags: sewing, stitches skills

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